Today's a big day for Norwegian helmers Joachim Rønning and Espen Sandberg, whose Kon-Tiki was just nominated for a Best Foreign Language Film Oscar. They are also near a deal to make their Hollywood debut.
It was last November when we first heard about Legendary Pictures' supernatural action project Spectral from writer Ian Fried, and all has been quiet ever since. However, now some movement is under way as Jayson Rothwell has been brought in to rework the script.
Roy Lee and Vertigo Entertainment continue to branch out from their Asian horror remake roots with a new thriller called The Mountain, according to Variety. Working with Legendary Pictures and Written Pictures, they’ve tapped Malice in Wonderland scribe Jayson Rothwell to pen the script.